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Lesotho: Five things to know

rocked by a politico-judicial saga involving the prime minister, is a small landlocked mountain kingdom entirely surrounded by South Africa.'Kingdom ...


KZN couple who 'sold' houses jailed in R10.5m fraud case

A KwaZulu-Natal couple who "sold" houses they did not own or have a mandate to market or handle transfers for ...


Kevin Anderson set for stint on sidelines after knee surgery

Cape Town - South Africa's Kevin Anderson could be sidelined for months with a recurring knee injury after undergoing another ...


Dismal Proteas thrashed in opening T20 against Australia

Cape Town - The Proteas, full of energy, came nowhere near beating Australia in the first T20 at the Wanderers ...


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Delving in among the smoke and mirrors of the Pell case

Compound Probability and the CrownIn his appeal to the Intermediate Court, Bret Walker referred to 13 solid obstacles that pointed ...

Bayrob hackers infected 400,000 computers before being taken down

The hackers were like modern-day John Dillingers, brazenly committing their crimes and repeatedly escaping law enforcement's grasp.But like Dillinger and ...

Upbeat Chinese FM says virus control efforts 'are working'

China's efforts to control the deadly outbreak of a new coronavirus "are working", Beijing's top diplomat said Thursday, attributing an ...

Coronavirus more closely aligned to flu than other viruses

CHICAGO, Illinois - Scientists in China who studied the nose and throat swabs from 18 patients infected with the new ...

Roger Stone gets 3 years and four months prison sentence

WASHINGTON, DC - A federal judge on Thursday sentenced President Donald Trump's longtime confidant Roger Stone to 40 months in ...

Former U.S. congressman denies Trump offer to WikiLeaks founder

LONDON, UK - The White House has denied a claim aired in a London court this week that President Donald ...

Business

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Wall Street and the dollar drop sharply, world markets follow

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply on Friday as profit-taking hit the U.S. dollar, finally puncturing what ...

Open-air markets in Central asia driving economic growth

Central Asia's lively, open-air markets are a dead giveaway to economists: signs of a large informal sector, or "shadow economy."These ...

Stock markets in Asia generally give up ground

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets were quiet on Friday, mostly trading in negative territory.In Japan the Nikkei 225 fell 92.41 ...

Google accused of spying on children

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico's attorney general sued Google Thursday over allegations the tech company is illegally collecting personal ...

U.S. stocks dive while greenback accelerates recent gains

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks weakened on Thursday but the biggest market-mover was the U.S. Dollar which soared ...

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WHO declares 'progress' in fight against coronavirus

The World Health Organisation on Wednesday hailed "tremendous progress" in the fight against the deadly new coronavirus since it emerged ...


European warships told to avoid rescuing people trying to flee Libya

It is a craven, indefensible choice. On Tuesday, European Union foreign ministers agreed to launch a mission in the Mediterranean ...


South Sudan Forming Long-delayed Unity Government

WASHINGTON - South Sudan's president dissolved his government Friday and appointed opposition leader Riek Machar as first vice president, one ...


Anderson sidelined after knee surgery

Two-time Grand Slam finalist Kevin Anderson revealed Friday that he underwent surgery on his right knee. Anderson, 33, said he ...


Summit urges Uganda to probe 'anti-Rwanda' activity to end tensions

Uganda was on Friday urged to look into allegations that anti-Rwandan rebels are operating on its territory before the long-shuttered ...


Lesotho: Five things to know

rocked by a politico-judicial saga involving the prime minister, is a small landlocked mountain kingdom entirely surrounded by South Africa.'Kingdom ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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